Tag Archives: memory

ghosts of 1000 crickets

i’ve been thinking a lot about glaciers since your trip to Alaska. And what they might sound like. i reconnected with this almost friend from my art school days, Pierre. And I did not realize that he was one my … Continue reading

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vice versa

what happens to people like me when we don’t hear from people like you? we feel a thud whenever we check our inbox to find the message we guess you never sent. we like to think you wrote it, but forgot … Continue reading

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feedback loop

my latest video

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out of nowhere

this playwright friend texted me that she really wanted me to see her new play which ran this weekend, adding that she was almost embarrassed to admit just how much she wanted me to see it. i wasn’t expecting that. … Continue reading

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the best question

probably the strangest question during my 9 hour job interview last week was the final question: how would you like us to remember you? me? yes.  how i would like you to remember me? am i understanding that correctly? yes.  … Continue reading

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Song of Metacognition

my computer is acting up again. it’s claiming that the music coming out of it is Stravinky’s Le Sacre du printemps, when everybody here knows it’s actually Willow Weep for Me by  Ann Renell. Or is it? speaking of which, i was … Continue reading

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strategies for vanquishing numbness, part 1

entrench yourself in memories of friends lost or forgotten eat yogurt finish the final 90 pages of The Brothers Karamazov lose money from your pockets as you emerge from the subway and then gaze in wonder as a stranger hands … Continue reading

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comparison shopping

somehow i gravitate between fears of the known and fears of the unknown. it’s hard to decide between them. especially when no one is around to give me clear guidance, maybe except for you. i try to imagine which way … Continue reading

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a ramshackle affair

some days i feel like a chesapeake bay retriever. other days i feel like a wounded officer from some ramshackle disbanded army. one is n0t necessarily better than the other. i think the important thing is just to act p0lite … Continue reading

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the problem with me being me is me

i feel awkward writing about the same things over and over again. it’s just that when i think of something different, I forget to write it down. or else i dream it and forget to write it down. so i … Continue reading

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decongestions

gosh, how unfamiliar this place looks. it’s been such a long time since i’ve visited, i can scarcely remember where the light switches are, or the lights, or the walls that house the switches and the lights. it’s so dark … Continue reading

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tonight’s apology…

i started to write an apology to my dear friend C, only to realize i am too embarrassed to write about this or post this on Tumblr, even though there is really nothing to worry about because I can assure … Continue reading

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